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Expanded Edition

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Bestselling Alberta author Lori Beattie is back with an expanded and updated 2nd edition of her hugely successful compendium of Calgary’s best walks and urban jaunts.  Get your signed copy here.

What’s new? 10 new walk routes with full-colour maps- 40+ suggested detours for the urban explorer to extend and expand walk routes- 35 revised and updated walk route maps- New wetlands and wilderness walkabouts- More off-leash areas featured for pups and their people- Even more tasty pit stop suggestions – cafés, ice cream and craft beer– New photos and artwork throughout– new content on topics ranging from: First Nations history, geology, archaeology, botanical gardens, wetlands, and why walking makes us happy!

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CTV talks to Lori about Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition!

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